THE AUBERGE D'ARGONAY PROPOSES AN IDEAL STOPOVER ON THE HEIGHTS OF ANNECY TO DISCOVER THE HAUTE-SAVOIE
Only 2 km from Annecy and its lake, our hostel is located in the heart of a peaceful flowered village. Argonay offers an exceptional living environment just a stone's throw from the historic center of the Venice of the Alps and benefits from remarkable sunshine.
Close to the national road, going to La Roche-sur-Foron, Annemasse and Geneva, its ideal location reveals a unique panorama and great possibilities for discovering the Haute-Savoie. Cycling enthusiasts can take the cycle paths located just 1 km from our hotel. Around Argonay, Annecy-le-Vieux, Pringy, Saint-Martin-Bellevue, Villaz and of course Annecy. Surrounded by its mountains, its blue-green lake and its canals that run through the old town have given it the nickname "Venice of the Alps" and have earned it international renown. The charm and authenticity of its picturesque old town with its medieval arteries (Sainte Claire door, Perrière gate and côte) which surround it, its traboules, hidden passages and tangle of houses are characteristic. At the whim of its pedestrian streets, you will meet its old prisons, its castle, the Palace of the island and can reach the pretty shores of its lake with its marina, its beaches, its many walks and parks (Pâquier, Albigny, Marquisats, European gardens). Navigable, one bathes here from spring to autumn and there are many nautical activities . Its particularly transparent waters and its magnificent panoramas on the mountains (the Bauges massif in the West and that of Bornes in the East) or on the castle of the Comte de Savoie will not leave you indifferent. For an exceptional panorama from the heights, mountain hiking enthusiasts can climb Mont-Baron through the smugglers pass, the Tournette or stroll to the summit of the Semnoz (access by road) or the breathtaking Gorges du Fier.
La Clusaz station, 30 minutes from the hotel, proposes a wide range of outdoor activities
The menthon-saint-bernard castle
The rough diamond of Haute-Savoie. Overlooking the turquoise waters of Lake Annecy, the castle has been adorned over the centuries with romantic subtlety ... So much so that a certain Walt Disney was inspired by it for Sleeping Beauty's castle
This family resort is 20 minutes from the hotel.
Plateau des glières
20 minutes from the hotel, the Glières plateau (parachuting ground by the Allies during the Second World War). In the center of the plateau, a walking trail traces the organization and daily life of the Glières battalion during the winter of 1944 .
Hiking in talloires
Nice walk to a magnificent high altitude upper alps with magnificent views of the rocks of La Tournette and Lake Annecy